Definition of ireful in English:

ireful

adjective

See ire

  • ‘Mr. Rochester was a princely and heroic master, and, despite his ireful frown and brusque, moody manner, Jane felt at ease in his presence.’
  • ‘Yet another ireful king, Cyrus of Persia, destroyed the river Gyndes because one of his horses drowned in it.’
  • ‘Their ambivalent ireful mood is a manifestation of the ouroboric primal affect, self-envy.’

Pronunciation

ireful

/ˈʌɪəfʊl/